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Mynevere Latifi-Hoxha

Mynevere Latifi-Hoxha, pediatrician-neonatologist, graduated in the Medical Faculty at the University of Pristina in 1979. After the graduation she worked in the medical Centre in Gjilan for a year and a half, and then in 1981 she started to work in OB/GYN in Prishtina, where she also started the residency in Pediatrics. In 1988 she finished the residency in Pediatrics, at the University Clinical Centre in Zagreb, Croatia. During this time she also attended the post graduate studies there. She worked at the University Clinical Centre in Prishtina as a specialized doctor until 1990. In that time she had to stop working there together with all her colleagues because of the Serbian regime. For ten years she continued to work in her private clinic in Prishtina and Podujeva. She also worked in the humanitarian clinic “Nёna Terezё”.

After the war she came back to work in the OB/GYN clinic and from 2000 she was the Head of the Neonatology Unit in this Clinic till 2011. Now she is a director of Neonatology Clinic at UCCK. Since 2000 she has been trained and licensed in different special fields of neonatology. She is a trainer and facilitator of Esentional Newborn care and Breastfeeding course; trainer of ALARM INTERNATIONAL course; trainer of “Effective Perinatal Care” course. In 2006 she got trained for NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program) of AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics) in Detroit, USA. In 2008 she got trained for IYCF (Infant and Young Child Feeding) in Istanbul, Turkey. She also lectured in many National and International Conferences

She is a member of “Kosovar Committee for Mother and Child health” and Coordinator for “Baby friendly Hospital Initiative”.

She was a member of Perinatal Working Group of Kosovo – Dartmouth Alliance for Healthy Newborns”. In 2007 she visited Dartmouth Medical Center and got trained in perinatology, and was certified from AMA (American Medical Association) and AAP.

She was one of the members of Board of Trustees in” Foundation for Healthy Mothers and Babies”. Now she is a honorary member of Medical Advisory Committee of “Action for Mothers and Children”.

Dr. Mynevere has received much recognition such as:

Provisional Institutions of Self Government in Kosovo: Acknowledgements for contribution given in the implementation of “the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative” -2004;

University Clinical Center of Kosovo: Acknowledgements for a distinguish worker, for the contribution given during 2005;

Provisional Institutions of Self Government in Kosovo: Acknowledgement for the contribution given in the development of the healthcare services in Kosovo in 2007;

FIQ: The FIDES award for Philanthropy, 2012;

AmeriCares, for the 30th anniversary 1982-2012: Acknowledgement for the extraordinary cooperation and care given to improve the lives of those most in need in Kosovo.

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Jehona Binishi Hysa

Dr. Jehona was born on 19th February 1979 in Pristina. She finished her primary school in her hometown Prishtina, ‘Naim Frasheri’ school; High school form years 1993-1997 finished in Mathematical brach in ‘Xhevdet Doda’ school.

From years 1997-2004 she did University in Medical Faculty of Prishtina, when in 2004 she got graduated as Doctor of General Medical Siences. After 1 year of work as a general doctor in Family Medicine in year 2005 she started Specialization in branch of Gynecology and Obstetrics in University Centre of Kosova and finished in year 2010.

After specialization she started to work in the Medical institution’ Rezonanca’ for 1 year and after that since 2011 she continoued working as Gynecologist/Obstetrician in another private hospital,  ‘American Hospital in Prishtina,’ branch of American Hospitals of Tirana-Albania.

During this time she has been attended continuously a number of International Congresses for professional issues in different branches of Gynecology such as infertility, oncology,  perinatology etc.

Jehona speaks English, Serbian and Italian.

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Drita Lumi

Drita Lumi Demiri, after completing the  Specialization in Family Medicine in 2001, is committed to implementing the concept of Family Medicine in Kosovo.

In addition to working as a family doctor in daily work with patients, she is also engaged as a clinical mentor at the Family Medicine Development Center-Pristina, contributing to the professional upgrading of family doctors.

Since 2007, the Kosovo-Darthmouth Alliance for Healthy Newborns project has been engaged as an Antenatal Care Coordinator in the Municipality of Ferizaj, where four Antenatal Care rooms have been established, which continue to function with great success.

Cooperates with agencies such as UNFPA, UNICEF and WHO in the field of improving mother and child health in Kosovo.

Regarding the professional interests Dr. Drita Lumi has generally shown interest and is engaged in the sphere of public health.

 

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Elida Islamaj

Born in 1981 in Gjakova. She finished basic studies  in general medicine field in University of Pristina. She graduated in 2007, meanwhile she finished specialization in Pediatric field-SHSKUK in 2016.

During the period 2008-2010  she worked as general doctor in Familiary Medicine Center in Gjakova. In the same period she attended special programs for international laguages- mainly  in english and german language.

In 2016 she has been employed in Pediatric Clinic as Pediater Doctor in Endocrinology Department. Beside the experience in hospital, mrs.Elida has been participant in many scienties symposiums, medical congresses, pediatric school and other traning for proffessional advance in medicine field.

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Merita Vuthaj

Merita Vuthaj was born in Istog on 10.12.1966. She finished her Primary and secondary education in her homeland. Her Finished her university studies at the Faculty of Medicine in Prishtina in 1995. Immediately after graduation she contributed to the “Mother Teresa” Association in Istog until 1999. In 2001 she continued with specialization in the Pediatrics field, taking the Pediatrician Specialist’s Degree in 2006. From 2007 to 2010 she worked as a pediatrician at the Preschool Institutions in Prishtina. Since 2010, she has been employed by the Ministry of Health / Department of Health Services as a Qualified Officer for Mother, Child and Reproductive Health. Because of the priority she has had for MH, the area of ​​HIF, the office is transformed into Division. Therefore, since 2015, she heads the SHNF / SHR division, where she continues her work.

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Pranvera Zejnullahu

Pranvera Zejnullahu Raçi, finished her studies of General Medicine and Specialization in the field of Gynecology with Obstetrics in Prishtina, Kosovo.

She is doing her PhD studies at the University of Zagreb, in the field of Oncology Gynecology.

Since 2012, she has been working as a specialist in  the UCCK Gynecology Obstetric Clinic. At the same time she is a regular staff at the Department of Gynecology at the Faculty of Medicine.

In addition to professional and academic work in the Clinic, she has also dealt with other activities in projects held by the Spanish Red Cross, Medicos del Mundo and others.  

During the years of professional work she has attended different trainings and international conferences in the field of Gynecology.

Her interest is to further develop the projects that will enable the improvement of services that provide screening programs for early detection of cervical cancer.

She is a fluent speaker of English, Spanish, Serbian and Croatian.

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Qamile Zeqiraj

Born in 1976 in Pristina. She finished her Primary and Secondary School in Prishtina. She finished her bachelor studies  in 2014 in the field of nursing at the College of Medical Sciences – Rezonanca, while she continued her studies  in 2014 at the Qeap-Heimerer College in the field of Institution and Health Care Management, where she is at the end of the studies . In 1997-1999 she worked in the association “Mother Theresa”. Since 1999 she works at the Obstetric Gynecology Clinic – Prishtina. She has completed her continuing vocational education and has participated in some vocational training.

The Medical Advisory Committee is an appointed advisory body of health professionals to advise the Board of Trustees and staff on clinical, technical, policy, program and health system issues.

The Committee advises the Trustees of Action about preventive and curative maternal and child health care and programs.



Honorary Members

Mynevere Latifi-Hoxha

Honorary Member

Members

Jehona Binishi Hysa

Member

Drita Lumi

Elida Islamaj

Merita Vuthaj

Pranvera Zejnullahu

Qamile Zeqiraj